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Encounters in Planning Thought

16 Autobiographical Essays from Key Thinkers in Spatial Planning

by Beatrix Haselsberger

<p><em>Encounters in Planning Thought</em> builds on the intellectual legacy of spatial planning through essays by leading scholars from around the world, including John Friedmann, Peter Marcuse, Patsy Healey, Andreas Faludi, Judith Innes, ...

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Environmental Risk and the Press

by Peter M. Sandman

<p>Toxic spills, acid rain, poor air quality-scarcely a day goes by without a report in the press on an environmental risk issue. Nowhere is this more prevalent than in New Jersey, a leading state in the production of chemicals, and the state ...

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Environmental Valuation

Interregional and Intraregional Perspectives

by Bill Mundy

<p>Environmental quality is one of the most important issues faced by contemporary urban and regional policy. Amenities such as access to the natural environment, attractive neighbourhood characteristics and high quality public goods and ...

ISBN: 9781351158947

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Envisioning Better Communities

Seeing More Options, Making Wiser Choices

by Randall Arendt

<p>The author's work has shaped a generation of planners, designers, and landscape architects. In this book, the author brings his insights to a broader public, with a profusely illustrated demonstration of how local officials, planning ...

ISBN: 9781351178006

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Envisioning Networked Urban Mobilities

Art, Performances, Impacts

by Aslak Aamot Kjaerulff, Peter Peters, Kevin Hannam & others

<p><em>Envisioning Networked Urban Mobilities</em> brings together scientific reflections on the relations of art and urban mobilities and artistic research on the topic. The editors open the book by setting out the concept grounded in the ...

ISBN: 9781351778381

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Eugenics in the Garden

Transatlantic Architecture and the Crafting of Modernity

by Fabiola López-Durán

<p>As Latin American elites strove to modernize their cities at the turn of the twentieth century, they eagerly adopted the eugenic theory that improvements to the physical environment would lead to improvements in the human race. Based on ...

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European and International Experiences of Strategic Environmental Assessment

Recent progress and future prospects

by Barry Sadler & Jirí Dusík

<p>This book brings together the latest thinking in Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) and considers the key question of whether the processes are having a positive impact on strategic decision making, both in Europe and ...

ISBN: 9781317391227

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Everyday Ethics for Practicing Planners

by Carol Barrett

<p>&quot;This book is on the suggested reading list for planners preparing to take the AICP exam. As veteran planner the author points out, the most troublesome conflicts for planners aren't between good and bad, they're between competing good, ...

ISBN: 9781351177740

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Evolving Public Space in South Africa

Towards Regenerative Space in the Post-Apartheid City

by Karina Landman

<p><em>Evolving Public Space in South Africa discusses the transformation of public space highlighted in the country. Drawing on examples from major cities, the author demonstrates that these spaces are not only becoming wasted space, but are ...

ISBN: 9781351129428

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Experiencing Networked Urban Mobilities

Practices, Flows, Methods

by Emmy Laura Perez Fjalland, Malene Freudendal-Pedersen & Katrine Hartmann-Petersen

<p><em>Experiencing Networked Urban Mobilities</em> looks at the different experiences of networked urban mobilities. While the focus in the first book is on conceptual and theory-driven perspective, this second volume emphasizes the empirical ...

ISBN: 9781351778503

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Exploring Networked Urban Mobilities

Theories, Concepts, Ideas

by Malene Freudendal-Pedersen & Sven Kesselring

<p><em>Exploring Networked Urban Mobilities</em> explores different conceptual and theoretical angles between social practices and urban environments, culture, infrastructures, technologies, and the politics of mobility. The book introduces the ...

ISBN: 9781351780902

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Farmland Preservation

Land for Future Generations

by Wayne J. Caldwell, Stew Hilts & Bronwynne Wilton

<p>As land is lost to urban sprawl and other non-farm activity, our ability to produce food is diminished and options for future food production are limited. Farmland preservation speaks to the need to preserve the agricultural land base for ...

ISBN: 9780887555183

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Floodplain Management

A New Approach for a New Era

by Bob Freitag, Susan Bolton, Frank Westerlund & others

<p>A flooding river is very hard to stop. Many residents of the United States have discovered this the hard way. Right now, over five million Americans hold flood insurance policies from the National Flood Insurance Program, which estimates that

ISBN: 9781610911320

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From Boom to Bubble

How Finance Built the New Chicago

by Rachel Weber

<p>During the Great Recession, the housing bubble took much of the blame for bringing the American economy to its knees, but commercial real estate also experienced its own boom-and-bust in the same time period. In Chicago, for example, law ...

ISBN: 9780226294513

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From Student to Urban Planner

Young Practitioners’ Reflections on Contemporary Ethical Challenges

by Mark Oranje & Tuna Tasan-Kok

<p>For many young planners, the noble intentions with going to planning school seem starkly out of place in the neoliberal worlds they have come to inhabit. For some, the huge gap between the power they thought they would have and what they ...

ISBN: 9781317538165

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Future Directions for the European Shrinking City

by William J.V. Neill & Hans Schlappa

<p>Urban shrinkage is rising to the top of the political agenda in Europe as more cities are shrinking in the prolonged economic downturn we encounter. Coupled with unprecedented budgetary austerity and rapidly ageing populations, ‘stagnating’ ...

ISBN: 9781317600862

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Gendered Approaches to Spatial Development in Europe

Perspectives, Similarities, Differences

by Barbara Zibell, Doris Damyanovic & Ulrike Sturm

<p>This book explores the extent to which gendered approaches are evident and effective in spatial development in selected European countries.</p> <p>Beginning with an introduction to theories and concepts of gender, space and development, the ...

ISBN: 9780429995026

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Global City Blues

by Daniel Solomon

<p>"This is a book about the making of cities and the buildings that compose them. It is about the conditions under which an architect engaged in those activities now works, how those conditions evolved and why they are changing. It is about the

ISBN: 9781597262682

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Global Undergrounds

Exploring Cities Within

by Bradley L. Garrett, Paul Dobraszczyk & Carlos López Galviz

<p>Rest your eyes long enough on the skylines of Delhi, Guangzhou, Jakarta—even Chicago or London—and you will see the same remarkable transformation, building after building going up with the breakneck speed of twenty-first-century ...

ISBN: 9781780236117

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Globalizing Seoul

The City's Cultural and Urban Change

by Jieheerah Yun

<p>In the decades following the 1997 Asian economic crisis, South Korea sought <em>segyehwa</em> (globalization). Evidence of this is no more evident than in the country’s capital, Seoul, where urban development has been central to making the ...

ISBN: 9781351794879

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